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(1) Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations, no public utility shall discontinue its service to a consumer unless it gives the consumer a written notice of termination of at least fourteen days before the date for termination of service.

(2) A public utility may terminate a service without the notice under sub-regulation (1) if the public utility finds that the service is being obtained by the consumer illegally or through tampered equipment and the public utility-

(a) has evidence that the condition was not inherited or that the consumer knew, or should have known, that he was not being fully billed for the service; or

(b) Has presented a written estimated bill for the service to a person at the premises and given notice that it will continue the service but the notice may include a requirement for an immediate payment of fifty percent of the bill.

(3) A notice to terminate a service printed on bill of the consumer is adequate notice for the purpose of these Regulations.